Daydreaming Over Determination

If you pay attention to how you feel, doesn’t daydreaming feel better than determination? If you are determined, doesn’t it have a hint of grinding through or you are going to force your way through? I am certainly not telling you that determination does not have its place or its positive attributes. However, I am […]

Stop Trying So Hard

I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Pickle Ball. At first, it was an amicable volley exchange. However, it did not take long before our competitive nature took over. All it took was one power slam from our opponent and it was game on. I had my share of slams, but I noticed […]

Well But’s Are Dream Killers….Or Are They?

Have you ever been tasked to find a solution to a problem and bring your ideas to the next team meeting? I am sure all of us have been in this position because that is primarily what we do during team meetings, right? We have a problem and we find solutions. So, you are tasked […]

Guiding From Your Gut

I tell my pre-service students they are on the brink of becoming confident teachers when they are not thinking about their decisions while they deliver their lessons. This is especially true when you have to redirect behavior. You are confident when you question yourself less and begin to respond more to that voice in your […]

Dream Your Vision Into Reality

When I was writing my dissertation, I would stop and dream about receiving my doctorate. The day would be perfect, celebrating with my family. I would graduate in spring, which signals new beginnings and another goal accomplished. The day came to walk across the stage, and it was joyful but not quite as beautiful as […]